Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his widowed mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his unhappily married brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
David O. Russell
Robert De Niro
In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man: naive Marty Huggins, director of the local Tourism Center.
As the result of a childhood wish, John Bennett's teddy bear, Ted, came to life and has been by John's side ever since - a friendship that's tested when Lori, John's girlfriend of four years, wants more from their relationship.
Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes and they switch bodies.
Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) are turning 40. But instead of celebrating, they're mired in a mid-life crisis with unruly kids, debt and unhappiness mounding. Pete's record label is failing and Debbie is unable to come to terms with her aging body. As Pete's 40th birthday party arrives, Pete and Debbie are going to have to rely on family, friends, employees, fitness trainers, aging rockers and ultimately each other to come to terms with life at age 40. Written by
Sadie is a big fan of Lost and Jack (Matthew Fox) is repeatedly shown in screen. In Knocked Up, Ben is very disparaging about Matthew Fox, saying there is nothing interesting about him. See more »
Near the beginning when Pete and Barry are biking with the other cyclists, they almost get hit by a car. However, when Barry heckles back at the car, the car is not seen in the background. See more »
[Referring to Graham Parker video they are viewing]
What are you doing?
I'm contextualizing him as one of the great figures in rock history.
You can't show him in his prime in '77 and then jump straight to him as he is now. It's terrifying. You have to reverse it. You have got to show him as he is now, very briefly, and then show him in 1977. You have got to Benjamin Button it.
I don't know what you're talking about. All rock stars are older now. Steven Tyler, David Bowie, Mick Jagger...
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After the main credits roll, there's an extended alternate take of Catherine ad-libbing insults during the conversation with the Julie, Pete, and Debbie. See more »
This movie sums up everything that is currently wrong with U.S. culture
This movie was actually painful to watch, primarily because of the idiotic lives led by the main characters and their screwed up kids, who by the end of this stupid movie summed up everything that is currently wrong with U.S. culture. The list of how screwed up these people are is long, and I will begin with the adults, so here goes: The adults are insecure with an emotional capacity of teenagers, albeit totally narcissistic and suffering from an over-inflated sense of entitlement, demonstrated by their absolute need to drive $70,000 cars, live in mansions, have every toy on the planet in terms of electronics, bikes, trampolines and clothes, and of course children on top of it. But at the same time these over-medicated people are living so far above their means it isn't even funny, maxing out their credit cards and are heavily in debt. Their diets suck and they are all running to the doctor, specialists and the ER at every turn, at the same time they are facing bankruptcy. The kids are over-indulged, under-disciplined, mouthy brats who have no idea how lucky they are to have such an affluent upbringing, yet are convinced they are somehow not getting all they deserve. The list goes on and on. Although this movie had a few laughs, it was not even close enough of a payoff for having to suffer through an entire movie witnessing the lives of these insipid people. At this point I feel as if I need to go watch an old John Wayne movie just to see how actual adults used to have a backbone, the ability to control themselves, manage money as well as possess and demonstrate innate integrity and maturity. On a side note, perhaps if this banal movie was made 30 years ago, it would be a funny parody, but this movie comes so close to how so many moronic Americans now live their lives it is just depressing. In my opinion this extremely irritating movie is mis-categorized as a comedy, because during the majority of this movie I was cringing thinking how pathetic we have become as a nation.
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